Three caravans and ‘loads of rubbish’ remain on Chichester field

The caravans on Oaklands Park pictured on Wednesday, the majority of which have now left
The caravans on Oaklands Park pictured on Wednesday, the majority of which have now left

Only three of around 40 caravans are reportedly still on Oaklands Park after a number of travellers appear to have vacated the site yesterday.

Police said 11 caravans moved in to Northgate Car Park next to Chichester Festival Theatre on Monday, with a second group of 30 caravans moving into the nearby Chichester field on Tuesday night.

This morning, Thursday, July 27, a passerby said: “Only three caravans left this morning, loads of rubbish.

“They seem to have also left from the carpark.”

A £1.25m transit site for travellers opened in Westhampnett in March 2015, managed by West Sussex County Council.

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